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Frank Beal (story)
Samuel H. London (story)
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Release Date:
8 December 1913 (USA) See more »
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A dramatization of the methods in which young women are abducted or otherwise procured for prostitution. | Add synopsis »
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Cast

 
Ninita Bristow ... Immigrant
Edwin Carewe ... Procurer
Virginia Mann ... Victim
Elinor O. Peterson
Jean Thomas ... Procurer's sweetheart
Nettie Hechter ... Bit Part in Restaurant (uncredited)
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Directed by
Frank Beal  (as Frank V. Beal)
 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Frank Beal  story
Samuel H. London  story

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Samuel H. London .... producer
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Abraham Canter .... assistant director
 

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28 min
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Samuel H. London was sued in 1920 by one Nettie Hechter, whose husband's restaurant was used as a location in the film. Mrs. Hechter had also appeared in the film. She objected that her husband's restaurant was portrayed as a front for recruiting prostitutes, a depiction that not only was wrong but unsanctioned by herself or her husband. She won her case.See more »
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Interesting Short, 9 April 2014
Author: John Turley from Los Angeles, California

This narrates the story of a young woman, Annie, who gets caught up in the "White Slave Trade." It is all an accident, or so she thinks, that an unforeseen scandal forces her to leave her parent's home and marry some man, George, who will provide for her. Little does Annie know that this was all part of a big plan to turn her into a prostitute!

They move to New Orleans and soon Annie has to start "working" at the job which was intended for her from the start. She tries to escape, but the Sex Traffickers have a network throughout the USA and send coded telegrams to each other. There is really no place to go.

Even though this movie is technically "incomplete" since some reels are now lost, there is still a full story here. This movie also contains a strong message about how innocent women can be forced into working in the sex industry. And since they are women, the corrupt system is unfair towards them. The customers do not receive the harsh penalties that the prostitutes get.

I was impressed with this movie. Although it was a different era (horses and wagons are often visible along the city streets) the message could still apply today.

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